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Passion Play (2011)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $3,669Details
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The last thing washed-up jazz musician Nate Pool wanted to do was betray sinister gangster Happy Shannon. But it may be the last thing he does unless he can deliver Lily, a beautiful and mysterious carnival sideshow attraction. The stakes can't get any higher for the two lovers as they try to elude the merciless killer who will stop at nothing to keep Lily for himself. Kelly Lynch and Rhys Ifans costar in this gritty and unpredictable tale of redemption in the hard-boiled tradition of classic film noir.


Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
3% - Rotten
17% - Spilled

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: May 6th, 2011 (Limited) by Image Entertainment
Video Release: May 31st, 2011 by Image Entertainment/ThinkFilm
MPAA Rating: R for language, some sexuality/nudity, violence and brief drug use.
(Rating bulletin 2158, 2/9/2011)
Running Time: 92 minutes
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Keywords: Jazz, Musicians, Angels, Romance, Organized Crime, Narcotics, Addiction, Hitmen, Film Noir, Relationships Gone Wrong
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Companies: Rebecca Wang Entertainment, Annapurna Pictures, Coridel Prods.
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 11,422 $2,100 May 6, 2011 3


   Nate Poole
   Happy Shannon
Kelly Lynch    Harriet
Rhys Ifans    Sam

Production and Technical Credits

Producer    Daniel Dubiecki
Producer    Megan Ellison
Producer    Jonah Hirsch
Executive Producer    Rebecca Wang
Executive Producer    Tyler Kwon
Co-Producer    Bergen Swanson
Co-Producer    Meryl Emmerton
Co-Producer    Andrea Chung
Co-Producer    Dan Keston
Co-Producer    Ted Schipper
Screenwriter    Mitch Glazer

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for May 31st, 2011

May 30th, 2011

It's getting to be that time of year again when the cable networks debut the new seasons for their summer shows. As a result, there are a lot of TV on DVD releases coming out to help promote the new season. One of the biggest such shows is True Blood, which just arrived on my desk. Clearly, it takes longer than an afternoon to review a full season TV on DVD release, so the review will have to wait; however, given the competition, there is an excellent chance it will be the Pick of the Week. Its main competition is the Stanley Kubrick: Limited Edition Collection Blu-ray and it really is down to a coin toss between the two. More...

Per Theater Chart: Thor's Lonely on Top

May 10th, 2011

Thor was the only film to top the $10,000 mark on the per theater chart with an average of $16,618 in just under 4,000 theaters. Fast Five did come reasonably close to that mark with an average of $8,860, while the best limited release was Cave of Forgotten Dreams with $8,059. More...

Limited Releases Try to Take on God of Thunder

May 6th, 2011

It is officially the beginning of summer, at least according to the movie industry. And while most eyes are on Thor, there's a bundle of limited releases trying to compete for limited box office dollars. I'm not overly bullish on most film's chances. There are a few films opening in way too many theaters, some that are opening with Tomatometer scores that would be terrible for wide releases, etc. There are also a few with good reviews or some advanced buzz, but going the limited release route is always a risk. Let's hope some can escape it. More...

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/05/06 104 $2,100   2 $1,050   $2,100 3

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/05/06 - $619   2 $310   $619 1
2011/05/07 - $737 +19% 2 $369   $1,356 2
2011/05/08 - $744 +1% 2 $372   $2,100 3
2011/05/09 - $259 -65% 2 $130   $2,359 4
2011/05/10 - $416 +61% 2 $208   $2,775 5
2011/05/11 - $467 +12% 2 $234   $3,242 6
2011/05/12 - $427 -9% 2 $214   $3,669 7

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/05/06 102 $3,669   2 $1,835   $3,669 7

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